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CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 10:30am EDT
agree with, maybe military, freedom of speech. what is another strength that america has that no one else will think of? we thought, oh, the free market economy. people do not often think about that when they think about the great things about america. obviously, this is one of the great things about america. we decided to make that our topic. as it turned up, we to -- we were able to find a lot of small and large business owners that we were able to interview. >> what did you learn from your interviews? >> i learned a lot about what it takes to start a business. when we interviewed the business owners, we did not really focus on what kind of forms you have to fill out. it was more like, what you as a person has to go through to start a business. three of the people we interviewed told us that anyone can start a business as long as you have the appropriate amount of determination and drive off. -- and drive. about what one told us was the most true. he said, not everyone can start a business. it takes an incredible amount of determination and motivation. not everyone has that. >> you
CBS
Apr 8, 2010 7:00pm EDT
what much of america wants to know... >> i want to find out what your feelings are, and did you learn anything? >> i think the ad really polarizes people. i think that if you hate tiger, you're going to hate him even more. if you like him and you want him to have a comeback, you think it's kind of great. >> reporter: in the wind and rain at augusta, woods showed no serious rust from his five-month layoff. he quickly birdied the third hole, ending three under par after nine holes. showcasing why he's dom naiptd the pro tour for more than a decade, winning 71 times, including 14 majors help his unequal star power pushing official prize money to $277 million last year, up 300% from when woods first turned pro in 1996. >> in the last 12 years, he's done racialgable things for this game of golf. and everybody benefitted. >> reporter: until it all came crashing down, forcing the once tightly-wound woods to talk openly of deceit. >> i lied to a lot of people. >> reporter: and discovery. >> it's not about championships. it's about how you live your life. >> reporter: today, woods took a solid
MSNBC
Apr 20, 2010 3:00pm EDT
to change the finer of tfin fiber of the anger going on in america. >>> michael douglas made a pitch to show mercy on his drug dealing 31-year-old son. would a judge even consider a softer sentence on average joe's son? should we be angry on how celebrities are treated in this society? next on msnbc. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. you stood in the basement gathering dust while i, sneezing, itching eyes kept you from our favorite stream. the one that runs through a field where pollen floats through the air. but now, with the strength of 24-hour zyrtec® to relieve my worst allergy symptoms, indoors and outdoors... let's go before the fish stop biting. they won't wait for us. but that's okay. zyrtec® i
CSPAN
Apr 26, 2010 6:00am EDT
nonfiction narrative about america. you read halberstam you get a real slice of the country. >> killed out in california by a young man in a car, what, two years ago, three years? >> yes. a car just swiped him when he was getting picked up at the airport to go give a speech and a car ran him off the side and he was killed. >> you're best? >> i would say a wonderful new biography of commodore vanderbilt, which just won the pulitzer prize, i think deservedly, for best biography of the year by a young extraordinary author named t.j. stiles who i believe did a book on jesse james, which i have not read. but the vanderbilt book is a classic. it is -- you know what a great movie does or a great play does, which is for a while it ushers you into another world with complete credibility. in this case it's a perfect blend of biography. i mean vanderbilt is a fascinating larger than life deservedly controversial figure, but it also is a history -- it's not just a life and times. you understand the transportation revolution in this country first through steamboats and then through the railroads. you u
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2010 1:00am EDT
doing so would cause real conflict with america's foreign policy interests. i think more important for me than others because of my previous position. number two, whenever possible, we try to work with pepfor, and we have a very good relationship with them. i argued that he should allow those funds to buy the least expensive generic drug, and we reached an agreement which he honored, which is if the medicines that we sell in 70 countries that serve 2 million of those four million people greg treatment, that if they passed f.d.a. scrutiny, pepfore money could be used. my goal is not to go somewhere where my being there causes problem for american foreign policy, and working with the country on the ground as well as with the host government. if i might, senator, i think the work that bill and i do, and that many others do, is intrinsically good for america's foreign policy. look, it doesn't matter who is the president. you see now president obama being criticized by some of the people who criticized president bush who said he is not as different from president bush as i wanted him to
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. america is at a critical pope of decision making. we are a nation at a crossroads. it is up to each of us to determine what kind of country we want to be. down one path is a democratic $1 trillion overhaul. a stimulus law that fails to meet expectations for job creation. the taxpayer-funded bailout for private companies. a cap and trade policy that will impose a massive energy tax upon all americans. all of these are costly policies that seize more control over the economy and our lives. the goal -- to remake america in the image of europe. but, take hope, down the other path is responsible, adult leadership, focused firmly on job creation and economic opportunity. we believe in a congress that will once again listen to the people and return america to the country they know and love. we believe in a limited, but effective government, that provides a safety net for those who need it most, but sets no limits on opportunity or achievement. we believe that it is not enough to just talk about ending government waste. you have to take action so that we can begin to be raised our deficits and fr
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 8:00pm EDT
and chairman of one of america's most transformative companies. long after their own places in history were secure, both president bill clinton and bill gates made it their passion to write an impressive new chapter in an effort to solve some of the world's most pressing problems. fighting hiv/aids has long been on the top of that list, and during a polarizing era in american politics it has been the kind of bipartisan success story that defines our democracy at its best. back in 1999 and 2000 i was pleased to work with jesse helms, bill frist, and many partners from both sides of the aisle to pass comprehensive hiv/aids legislation that laid the foundation. today, thanks to these programs, over 2.4 million people are receiving treatment and nearly 350,000 babies of hiv-positive mothers have been born hiv free. that is a tremendous accomplishment, but it is still not enough. what is more, we have made great strides against malaria. this in turn has cut childhood mortality in some areas by as much as one-third. the global fund, where every american dollar is matched twice over, has prevented
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2010 2:00am EDT
? and what should america's government's relationship be to that country? we don't give foreign assistance to other countries for direct budget support. now that makes a lot of sense. when you first hear it, it makes enormous sense because we want to achieve certain specific examples -- excuse me, objectives -- and we sure as heck don't want to fund infective government. . experience as a physician with the health care system. if the end of this is, if the definition of success is they have their own health system and works as well as anybody could, given that amount of money, how or going to relate it to the government and how will the u.s. assistance program relate to the ngo program? to the ngo program? if you read the ghi report, there is a good description of what they did in bangladesh. you need to really work through this, i think. >> if i could ask a couple of things before we wrap up. africa has your doctors, fewer trained medical personnel than any other region and apparently continues to lose many of those who are trained to either north america or europe. i wonder how we can he
NBC
Apr 9, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. it is the kickoff of the jobs across america tour. it prepares students for careers in the life sciences industry. >> what the young people here are learning are skills that can help them find those jobs that are in such demand for skilled workers. it also gives the most important of all law materials which is a highly skilled work force. >> the governor also wants to create jobs run the state. >> we would like to get very personal with you. manar talk with you about your grilled cheese sandwiches? they are recession-proof and all you need is bread, cheese and a little butter. last year, some 2.3 billion grilled cheese sandwiches were cut. how they are counted, we are not sure about that. april has been named national grilled cheese sandwich month. we have more details. >> if your into grilled cheese sandwiches, if you really like a grilled cheese, then you need to come here. it was an idea that came to one of the owners in a dream. >> i had a dream that i was selling world cheese off the back of a truck one night. -- selling grilled cheese off the back of a truck one night telli. the rest is his
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 1:00am EDT
have been united states of america, we have created some unity, but we have a long way to go before we create ultimate unity. sure, some of it is something is -- something else. these are some very complex issues that will impact all of us. i think that -- when i first heard some of the discussions, i was not clear if those who were protesting really knew what they were protesting. i think there is a bigger issue. the largest issue is the president and his team and congress have a huge challenge of finding ways to get resources to main street. so that people can acquire competence and -- unfortunately, we do not know if we've reached bottom. you have to be very careful when you say this. you also need to be truthful. the people need to know the truth. this economy is obviously very abolish tile right now. when we get to the -- barry boulton i'll -- very volatile right now. when we get to the bottom, you can only go up. one of the greatest issues is -- if the president and his team were merkel workers and could get the economy working appropriately -- were miracle workers and could get
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 3:30pm EDT
obama said in his speech, we are an imperfect vessel for this imperfect union in america. i would be humble about the possibility. >> one more. reverend. >> martin made the comment once or twice that the masses must come together and actually force our leaders to make the changes that we want. given that racism and races have to hide their racism in order to get to places of positions where they can do what they do to keep the others down, will we really have a conversation on race? will folks really take the sheets off, so to speak, and be honest where they stand as it deals with persons of another color? >> you probably don't watch fox news. go ahead. head. >> i mean, you know, the question is really how do we create a climate, or continue to create a climate for what we're doing today? america has to walk and be better. america, as a nation, is incredible. look to our most recent world catastrophe or two. haiti and chile. americans -- it did not matter -- americans rolled up their sleeves and gave and will continue to do that. haiti will need help for a long time. i hope and pr
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 9:00pm EDT
for america's foreign policy. . . >> it doesn't matter who is the president now. the interest of the united states and the challenges we face are sufficiently different from other countries that nobody is going to be popular in all these decisions. but i think we have to recognize is, we don't want to politicize our work, but we wanted to be reinforcing of the best of america. this is not complicated. when people think you care whether their kids live or die, they like you pretty well. they cut you a lot of slack. you can disagree with them on a lot of things. this is not complicated. i believe that we don't want to overly politicize what we do. the best thing we can do for america is to do a good job of these things that we do and avoid causing some real conflict with current american policy by going somewhere are doing something with someone that would trigger that conflict. >> mr. gates? >> president clinton mentioned his personal situation. my personal experience is that if you are rich enough, there will be some resentment, no matter what. [laughter] the u.s. is the richest country in
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. i am reminded that america is great because americans are good and he was referring to the natural charity that took place in america that help people take care of each other and how we reached out and built communities. he found it quite extraordinary. i think, in the best of ways, the 2 w 0 -- be two of you are representing us in an extraordinary way. words do not adequately describe it. we thank you. it is really an extraordinary story. do any of my colleagues have anything else? >> if not, we are grateful to you. it did you very much we stand adjourned. -- thank you very much. we stand adjourned. >> coming up next on c-span, president old, speaking in north carolina about the economy and health care. following that, a look at the potential impact of the new health care law. then, another chance to see former president clinton and bill gates. >> this week, on america and the courts, a moot court on whether non u.s. citizens could be denied a life-saving vaccine. "america and the courts," tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> the minute of that the wall street firms were in
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2010 12:30am EDT
. this is important. i to say that to point out belly havthat we have some experience. america and on nutrition and providing cataract operations, a problem impacting the workforce in peru. we have done to 50,000 cataract services in peru. as a global initiative every year we try to raise health care money. we have raised $6.5 million to help improve access and child nutrition. in haiti, paul farmer at the un is going to try to do for haiti what we did in rwanda, build a whole system that the government can run. it is against this background that i want to say the following thing. i strongly support the global health initiative. and it is closely related to food security. i think the two things should be possible, supported hand in hand. i think the bill is well conceived. it focuses on developing systems in the 20 countries. it is the next logical step after what we have been doing. it focuses on reducing infectious diseases, increasing access to safe drinking water. it is user friendly. they want to have one place to treat everyone. this is a horrible struggle in many countries. there is an e
ABC
Apr 18, 2010 10:00am EDT
to an enormous flowering of the economy in america. that bill was responsible for taking us more than 90% of the way to a balanced budget. people didn't realize its benefits. the same thing is happening with the health care bill where people are still reading in to it all manner of dark things and they haven't felt benefits of it yet. but america is a different country now. we are culturally different country. we are more diverse, we're more humanitarian, in other words we solve these problems together. the intent is intense if not more intense but i think the outcome of the election is likely to be far less dramatic than it was in '94. >> no republican revolution, no takeover. >> i don't think it will. i think, you know, if history is any guide, they should make a few gains but i don't expect them to win either, no. >> let's talk about why you're here, cgiu. clinton global initiative university. what is different that changes about the previous models for natural service for young people that already exist? >> well, what we did is try to construct a college version of the clinton global
FOX News
Apr 20, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, this is "america live", new details in the administration crackdown on wall street, the president calls them fat cats and piranas, so we tracked the money trail and we'll show you where it leads. >>> how did the cell phone left behind in a bar become one of the biggest news stories in america today? we'll show you what has a wildly popular tech company spitting mad. >>> and -- >> look at you! >> i feel a little nervous, robin! >> are those rip-away paves? >> rip-aways pants? don't they make such a thing as rip-away pants? >> not for newscasters. >> baby, look at you! >> oh, thank you. megyn: i went toe to toe with howard stern this morning. that's how it started. wait until you hear how it ended. right here. >>> but first up this morning, controversy and protests in arizona where governor jan brewer is on the verge of possibly signing the toughest crackdown on illegal immigration anywhere in the country. arizona's legislature yesterday passing a measure allowing police to detain people who cannot prove that they belong here. opponents of the bill protesting today, even holding a mock funeral, co
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
states of america can do. and we are not going to impose any kind of peace upon palestine and israel and that is that. it was a surprising, considering what we've been reading, chris, about the possibility of the united states might lay out what we think are the basic outlines of a just and lasting peace. my guess today would be we're not going to do it. >> the question i guess is for the israelis to answer. they have to answer it in the first instance before we get to it. we could suggest an alternative over there. mr. mayor, it seems to me this is the challenge. israel has to unite the moderate arab world such as it is. jordan, the saudis, the egypt n egyptians, all the emirates. it has to get them on their side against iran in terms of iran's nuclear threat. they can't do that step unless they can find something over palestine, right? so the irony is they may have to give something in terms of the middle east situation in order to build the kind of armada, if you will, diplomatic armada they need to shut down the iranian nuclear threat. do you think that's a tradeoff they're thin
CNN
Apr 17, 2010 3:30pm EDT
of america. i'm tom foreman. thanks so much for watching. for all of us here on the cnn express, we hope we see you down the roid. . o. ad. >>> i'm fredricka whitfield in atlanta. this breaking story. president barack obama has scrapped plans to travel to poland for the funeral of the polish president because of the vast volcanic ash cloud over much of europe. the white house announcement came within this hour, just about six hours before mr. obama was expected to leave. he joins a growing list of world leaders and dignitaries taking the same sort of decision. the ash cloud makes flying hazardous and has all but shut down flights in most of europe since thursday. here is a look at the volcano from space. the ash cloud is already huge and believe it or not, is still growing. right now it has affected airports in about two dozen countries. no travel relief expected for at least another day. >> we just wait. there is nothing anyone can do. everyone just accepts this is an act of god and there is nothing we can do about it. sit back and relax. >> not everyone is ready to sit back and re
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2010 8:30pm EDT
of that will help us with the problems that not just the united states of america but other countries are facing in purchasing madison. i think the non-commodity cost can be better managed with greater reliance on nurses and community health care workers and other delivery chains which are "too obscure to spend a lot of time on today. fourth, i cannot emphasize strongly enough how much i believe we should use this moment to send a clear signal to the world that we are moving away from a dependency model toward an empowerment model. we have to build capacity. 24% of the health-care problems are in africa and only 3% of the medical personnel are. we have to train and retain health care personnel in africa. fifth, prevention is still the key. if you look at the caribbean, where we started our aids work, in the last two years there have been no mother to child transmissions in at the bahamas. we are still reaching no where near the number of pregnant women who are hiv-positive with a medication that will -- it is 98% effective. bill is going to talk about vaccinations. they work and they are cheap.
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
to america us -- to "america's newsroom". martha: that's going to get a lot of attention. good morning, bill, good morning, everybody at home, i'm martha maccallum, the obama administration has already sort of shunned the phrase the war on terror, so widely used burg the -- during the bush administration. sources say this new change in the language, wee moving that word, islamic, with references to terrorism is really to demonstrate that america does not view all muz im countries through the prism of terror. bill: that's the theme president obama has pushed since taking office. the critics are questioning the strategic benefit, what do we get from it. melanie wilkes is in washington. what are the changes from the white house now? >> reporter: this attempt to move away from equating muslim countries with terrorism began a year ago when the president spoke in cairo, promising a new beginning to relations between the suts and muslim countries. now his advisers reportedly want to remove terms like islamic radicalism from a document called the national security strategy. the associated press is r
ABC
Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
to go along with the new design. coming up on "good morning america", a full report on the administration program to help homeowners and risk of foreclosure. if that is your "money scope report.". i am jeremy hubbard. >> if it's 44 degrees. >> still ahead on this wednesday, a landmark ruling that put strict limits on abortion. >> if today on oprah, take a trip with nate burkus to the private island of billionaire sir richard branson. that's at 4:00 on abc 7. >> it turns out that a nurse could soon end up being your doctor, with a shortage of primary-care physicians. 28 states are considering expanding the authorities of nurse practitioners. these nurses with advanced degrees what the right to practice without the watch live a doctor and the ability to prescribe narcotics. they want to be called dr.. two landmark bills signed into law in nebraska are setting the stage for a new court battle. nebraska is banning abortions based on the notice that the fetus is able to feel pain at 20 weeks. the second measure requires doctors to extensively screen women seeking abortion
FOX News
Apr 15, 2010 9:00am EDT
at the washington monthment and joins, tennessee congressman martha blackburn, live on "america's newsroom". how are you today? >> good morning, martha, i am doing great. martha: every everywhere i go, whether it's the grocery store or school or work, people are talking about how much they're paying in taxes and what they're getting back from it and that's your central message today, right? >> that's right. do you think you're getting your money's worth from the federal government, and most people are telling us no, they are not getting their money's worth. they feel like they are overtaxed, and government is overspent, and you know, bill was just saying today is the day you pay up. actually the federal government has first right of refusallon paycheck and starting jan of '09, they were taking out all of that money that you have to reconcile and settle up with them for today and they just come and they're grabbing the rest of it. people want the federal government's hand out of their pocket. we have seen that the obama administration and this congress as truly, they are the hold on to your walle
FOX News
Apr 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
there live. stay tuned for that. on "america's newsroom". >>> in the meantime, we are learning new details from two top senators serving the obama administration with subpoenas saying the pentagon and justice department are stonewalling, refusing to hand over certain information in the investigation of the fort hood massacre. why is this important? senators lieberman and collins, tops on the home land security committee saying the documents may show whether or not the government had access to information that could have prevented the killings on that post back in november and that would be a bombshell. i'm bill hemmer, good morning, everybody, busy day in "america's newsroom". martha: good morning, bill, good to be here this morning, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. the senators are saying the obama administration is not living up to its promise of transparency in their opinion, suspect nidal hasan, the army major, now charged with killing 13 people on that awful day at the army base last november and the justice department officials say that releasing any information that re
CNN
Apr 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. be sure to join us for fixing america's schools one hour from now, 7:00 p.m. eastern. i'm don lemon, see you then. "the situation room" "the situation room" starts right now. >>> it was the blast that shoork america to its core and awoke the country to a new threat from within. remembering 15 years since the oklahoma city bombing. bill clinton was president at the time. i'll talk with him one on one about the heated anti-government rhetoric that fanned the flames of extremists like timothy mcveigh. are we facing a similar danger now? >>> plus -- testing nuclear weapons without detonating a bomb. we'll get an exclusive look inside one of the top u.s. laboratories where researchers carry out about 1,000 explosions each year. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room" "the situation room." almost every american can recall exactly where they were when they heard the news. 15 years ago monday. a massive homemade bomb ripped apart the murrah federal office building in oklahoma city killing 168 people. the shock of
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, these are international travel, but this is both are countries very connected to america. it's more than a u.s.-led effort. it is a u.s. effort with assistance from around the world. particularly, the mexicans really fear, last year was h1n1. this year, it's the drug war. that there really is unease among the americans, which is the tourist, which feeds the tourist dollars into the country, so this visit is very helpful just simply by showing that the first lady has no problem going to mexico and you shouldn't either. >> and the message out of the summit, here we are, all of these countries getting together with president obama. what has really been accomplished, chuck? >> i think historically, he's brought 46 world leaders here. it was supposed to be 47 and netanyahu decided not to come. >> it's the first time since 1945. >> bringing attention to nuclear terrorism. i think they seem to struggle to get the focus. they didn't -- when you hold a summit like this, your job is to sell it. up until yesterday, they were struggle to get a focus. getting john brennan out there and talking about nuclear terrorism
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, and this is the united states of america? tell me how this can happen. >> you could not be more right. look, it's not an easy situation. of the 54 actually that we took out of haiti, 47 already had adoptive homes that had been preapproved. the other seven we had a court order from a haitian judge that we could take them, and they will be adopted and there are people that want them, and they are in a wonderful setting, and not incarcerated in any way shape or form. after we took the kids out, there was a freeze. and the only children allowed to go were those that already had a court-approved adoption. and sometimes children in broward county, they don't have families yet that they have been approved for. there are people that wanted them and things in process, and there is no reason to put them in jail. we should put them in places like the children's family institute in pittsburgh. hhs approves places to hold orphan children while they are going through the adoption process, and that's why they ought to be. as you said, this is the united states of america. i argued with the government after th
FOX News
Apr 27, 2010 6:00am EDT
. a lot of presidents we're talking about today. of course, dick is the author of "2010, take back america." all right, dick, so it's a little confusing. larry summers worked for president clinton. now he works for president obama and somehow in the middle it's president bush's fault. >> well, they're going to rename the san andreas fault in california president bush's fault. both sides have merit here. the underlying responsibility for this crisis is clearly the policies of the clinton administration because they required the fannie mac and freddie mae, fannie mae and freddie mac, i got them mistransvestite there to upgrade and increase the number of lower income mortgages to 50% of their portfolio that could only be done by issuing mortgages with no down payment required and with very loose financial terms. and then during the bush administration, bush tried to regulate fannie mae and chris dodd and barney frank filibus r filibustered the bill or in the senate dodd did and stopped it from passing. on the other hand, once you had the poison of these bad mortgages in the system, the decis
CSPAN
Apr 21, 2010 1:00pm EDT
called america's attention to the fact that it was not living out the reality of its promise. not just to african-americans, but to all americans. dorothy height showed extraordinary courage and conviction in the face of bigotry and discrimination and like so many in this body who faced bigotry and discrimination, they did not allow that to poison their soul. they did not allow that to diminish their relationship even with those who they saw as oppressors. to that extent, the above the conduct directed at them, to change that conduct by love and positive encombagement. dorothy height is a perfect example -- engagement. dorothy height is a perfect example. young and old participating in this society which unfortunately too often we see today falls into anger and competition rather than civility and discussion. i'm wore owed about the anger that i see in -- i'm worried about the anger that i see in society today. in some respects not justified at the level that we find it. yes, there's room for disagreement. but dorothy height shows us that notwithstanding the fact that there may be disa
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
-- is often described the experience of living in america as a black man to experience something he attends to deep tissue muscle bruising. not the kind of thing you might be able to see but that kind of thing you feel, and make that makes itself present in the way that you might feel arthritis. what is there and it services and lets you know that it is there from time to time or go to the extent that he has that how does that inform? >> chris edley who is the dean of law school of berg weight and his non-obama for quite a while, and it is chris edley who once said race ain't rocket science. is much harder than rocket science. one of his friends at harvard law school practically from the first day of harvard law school was a woman named cassandra butts and cassandra butts worked with obama. she describes obama as a translator because of his unique -- the way you have an interpreter when you go to a foreign country and that person becomes your lens, and because obama grew up in a multiplicity of of worlds in a way that most of us do not, he is able to do that in a political sense. he can go
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2010 8:00pm EDT
your job. >> guest: it's my job and and my team's job to drive innovation it into america's foreign-policy and figure out how we can maximize the potential of technology and innovation and service of america's diplomatic goals. >> host: give us the example? >> guest: i will give a couple quick ones, they vary from things doing in mexico to the condo to siberia. in in siberia, for example, we have a strategic dialogue with russia and if you think about the cold war innovation and with something they competed with the russians on and, in fact, if one of our nation's one it was perceived as though the other was losing and now innovation can be a shared resource. scientific and tough logical operation -- cooperation. we're building ties between the new russian government, the private sector and american governments and american private sector so by working together leveraging each resources we can produce scientific and technological breakthroughs that otherwise would happen. that's a positive example. another side ofñr it is fighting against bad guys and dealing with some of the threa
NBC
Apr 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >> reporter: president obama declared his summit succeeded in making america safer. >> we need to make concrete commitments and take tangible steps to secure nuclear materials so they never fall in thanes of terrorists who would surely use them. >> reporter: he opened his mega meeting of 47 nations with a warning. >> the risk of a nuclear confrontation between nations has gone down, but the risk of nuclear attack has gone up. >> reporter: the problem is no longer rockets carrying hydrogen bombs. it's a nuke the size of an apple in a truck or a shipping container sent by terrorists like al qaeda. and they're trying today to get that nuke. >> were they to do so, it would be a catastrophe for the world. >> reporter: chile showed off a solution last month, turning over 40 pounds of highly enriched uranium to be reprocessed in south carolina, getting it out of the reach of al qaeda. secretary of state clinton signed a deal with russia for both of our nations to reprocess tons of plutonium. >> that will ensure that this material will never again be used for weapons or any other military purp
ABC
Apr 15, 2010 11:00pm EDT
the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >> tonight, georgetown basketball. a new game came to town. the mission empowers the individuals affected by kidney disease and promotes research advocacy and education. tonight, he was in town for an art show featuring two of his friends. he is using all the money he raised to help his foundation and his new project, hospitals in haiti. >> there are some great pieces out there. >> absolutely. great stuff. you had better get over there, after you do this. >>> overtime heartbreak at the verizon center. the canadiens' stars shi
Univision
Apr 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
america termino ganandole 9-5 a team united, el campeon brickman supero 5-1 a los brasileÑos de brouhton, juventud sureÑa le gano 4-1 a leones de maryland, santa lucia gano 1-0 a el estero, fmln gano 3-2 a juventud laguneÑa y uca el transito le gano 2-1 a san sebastian. por la liga de arlington, nile con freedon united empataron 2-2, sieta delta 2-0 a red sea, la comunidad gano 4-3 a sudan, morazan con mogotillo empataron 2-2, ethiopian lion goleo 3-0 a real gualache, sierra veterans 2-1 sobre america united y real sociedad supero 3-2 al w.a.c. esta noche a las once tendre mas sobre el futbol local. ademas tendremos copa libertadores de america y mas. hasta aqui los deportes, buenas tardes. zlaías que se encuentran cuando alguien las pierde.
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> first lady michelle obama began her first international trip on her own with a surprise visit to haiti today. vice president biden's wife jill joined her. the two got a look at the widespread damage across port-au-prince left by the devastating earthquake. mrs. obama described the devastation as powerful. she hopes the trip will bring renewed attention to haiti's recovery needs. the first lady is in mexico where her goodwill trip continues. >>> president obama will go to poland this weekend for the funeral services of that country's late president. lech kaczynski and his wife were among 97 people killed saturday when their plane crashed in the dense fog in western rus
CNN
Apr 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
about it in north america. >> reporter: in march steve st ank lo was named chief. still, veteran toyota worker now retired is skeptical saying his former bosses hide rather than deal with problems. >> translator: they would avoid announcing defects as recalls and call it service campaign or anything else to fix the problem. >> the focus for toyota now is to make things right. they seemed to ignore the key assets. they forgot to listen to the voices of their own loyal employees. >> you're talking about this memo, and last week you were telling us about a memo from one of executives as well. >> that's exactly right. there seem to be all of these drops in the bucket. right now the bucket is close to spilling over the there's so much going on. toyota is looking to fix it. they know they've got a problem now. you have to keep in mind. they are almost 140 lawsuits against this company right now. make or break. >> thank you. >>> coming up, senate back from recession, job number one, extending unemployment benefits. >> make or break for hundreds of thousands of people getting unemployment exten
CNN
Apr 16, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, america pauses to remember the 168 lives lost in the worst act of domestic terrorism in u.s. history. now 15 years after the oklahoma city bombing, there's growing concern about a new wave of anti-government hatred like the kind that drove timothy mcveigh to mass murder. is it putting the safety of president obama at risk? perhaps the safety of all americans? i talked about the threat then and now with the man who was president at the time of the oklahoma tragedy, bill clinton. >> the other difference that the internet has exploded over these 15 years, there's a democratic president now, you were a democratic president then. but the other big difference is there's an african-american president. >> yes. and an african-american president whose father was from kenya and his mother's second husband was a muslim. and so he's had all these attacks from the birthers and others. i do think -- and he's had a lot of threats and also the members of congress have had a lot of threats against them. we had a lot of threats. i remember when that guy came from colorado and opened fire on the white house.
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 2:00pm EDT
damage with most of the blame falling on the boy scouts of america. >>> to the breaking news out of florida where an 11-year-old girl has been found alive after she had gone missing friday near a florida swamp. when they found nadya, she said, quote, i can't believe you rescued me. nbc's mark potter is live in winter springs, florida, with the story. mark, we're happy that they rescued nadya. but tell us what her condition is now. i know she was taken to the hospital for some treatment and observation. >> reporter: that's right. she's in the hospital now. she is being treated. she's being questioned by police. and those police are now telling a story of how she was found. the police chief here in winter springs says at 8:30 this morning officials got a call from a man named james king who said he had just found 11-year-old nadya blum in a deeply wooded area that has not yet been searched by police. they were able to triang late his cell phone call and pinpoint the location. it took officers more than two hours to get there. once they were notified. because the underbrush is just
WETA
Apr 1, 2010 4:00am EDT
for the united states of america. >> smith: the louisiana purchase doubled the size of the united states. america might have been grateful. instead, the us refused to recognize haiti. >> it was "a bad example" for black slaves to rise against their white masters. so the united states back then slapped an embargo on haiti to bottle us up. and they did. and it remained for 60 years. >> smith: in the coming years, haiti would suffer diminishing wealth and political upheaval. its mistrust for america would grow. >> and then in 1915, the united states marines land in haiti... >> smith: over the next century, haiti would endure 20 years of us occupation, 30 of dictatorship under the duvaliers... >> i have been elected for president for life. >> smith: ...failed attempts at democracy, military coups, and in the '90s another intervention. >> the message of the united states to the haitian dictators is clear. leave now, or we will force you from power. ( cheers and applause ) >> smith: president clinton's occupation in 1994 deposed a military dictator and reinstated a popular president, jean-bertrand aris
ABC
Apr 21, 2010 5:30am EDT
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CSPAN
Apr 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. israel has weathered decades of war and terrorism, but it remains a thriving democracy and america's closest friend and ally in the middle east. as a very young child, i remember the immense pride and joy my family felt when the jewish state became a reality. i had the privilege of traveling once again to israel earlier this month, and again i was struck by the resilience, the courage and innovation of the israeli people as well as their pride and the beautifully lush country they have built in the desert. i thought about my childhood again and the number of times that i had safe my nickels and dimes to buy trees and tree certificates that we used for birthdays and anniversaries to plant trees in israel and to turn that desert and make it bloom. no longer -- israel today is a leader in technology and energy and scientific innovation, including medical innovations. it is also the only democratic state in the middle east, and our steadfast friend and ally and partner. today, we mark the 62nd anniversary of the state of israel and celebrate the unbreakable bond between our two countri
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 6:30pm EDT
receded into a quiet life in america. there is no neil armstrong action figure, no chain of restaurants, and while he's walked on the moon, he's never been tempted to dance with the stars. our veteran space correspondent jay barbree exclusively obtained a letter written by neil armstrong and several other icons of the space program. it directly challenges president obama's reported plans to idle the u.s.-manned space program. astronauts armstrong, jim lovell write, "without the skill and experience actual spacecraft operation provides, the usa is far too likely to be on a long downhill slide to mediocrity. and on this anniversary of the space disaster, it is the choice a president and nation must face. that's where we begin with tom costello at the kennedy space center in florida. tom, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. the shuttle program is retiring this year. another program, constellation was supposed to replace the program. that program was literally running behind schedule and had been underfunded. so the president's plan kills constellation, at least in the short ter
CBS
Apr 5, 2010 7:00pm EDT
breathing. (announcer) get your first full prescription free and save on refills. >> smith: america's baby doctors are out tonight with a not-so-surprising report: breast-feeding saves lives and money. if 90% of mothers breast-fed for six months, researchers estimate it could save nearly 900 infants and $13 billion a year. here from our medical team is dr. jennifer ashton. jennifer, we have long heard about the benefits of breast-feeding newborns. why is breast-feeding best? >> reporter: well, for the first time, harry, we're finding out not only why but for how long. we've known for a while it's important to boost the immune system of babies, but this was the first study to show that babies who were exclusively breast-fed for a period of six months had a reduction in their risk or incidents of several diseases. including stomach or intestinal issues, sudden infant death syndrome, childhood leukemia or childhood asthma, type one diabetes and even childhood obesity. big thing. >> smith: a lot of woman start out trying to breast-feed but can't why do they have such a problem? >> reporter: th
CBS
Apr 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
for russia to have taken. >> reporter: but, says sig hecker, a former director of america's own secret nuclear city at los alamos, stopping production still leaves russia with 150 tons of plutonium. >> they have so much material that the concern of russian nuclear materials getting out of the proper facilities and out of the proper hands remains very high on my own agenda. >> reporter: hecker visited russia's secret cities in the chaotic years after the fall of the soviet union. >> when i saw their practice of how they did the protection, the control, and the accounting of the nuclear material, i was terribly concerned. >> reporter: hecker says the controls have gotten better. but krasnoyarsk 26 was the last of 13 reactors that once turned up weapons-grade plutonium for the soviet union. the nightmare scenario of a terrorist group like al qaeda getting its hands on a ten-pound chunk and turning it into a weapon still remains. >> i would say that's a very difficult process, but not one that's impossible for a terrorist group. >> reporter: think they industrial a stockpile of nearly 100
ABC
Apr 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
to help homeowners isn't working. >>> and offcourse. legends of america's space prom is criticizing the president, saying new plans for nasa would be devastating to the nation. >>> good morning. and thanks for being with us. we begin this morning with breaking news from china, where hundreds are dead after a series of strong earthquakes. >> the largest quake struck a remote area of china's qinghai province, not far from tibet. clarissa ward joins us from china this morning. good morning, clarisa. >> reporter: officials are concerned that the death toll could rise above the 300 where it currently stands. many are buried beneath their houses. the first quake took place at 7:49 a.m., when most people are still in their homes. it was followed by three, strong aftershocks. the largest was a magnitude of 6.3. and in the town near the epicenter, there are reports that 85% of buildings are down. we heard off of the state broadcaster here, an interview with the police official on the ground. he said he was in a school compound. and there were students buried under the rubble. and they were d
CNN
Apr 17, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, the secretary of education pays us a visit and answers your questions on fixing america's schools. will his plan work? i go one on one with arne duncan. >>> tired of paying big bucks for your movies? grab your popcorn. we'll tell you what one company is doing to help you make money, big money, off the box office. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm don lemon. the volcano in iceland shows no signs of calming down. it is still blasting ash into the skies and causing devastating and devastating shutdown of virtually all european air travel. the impact is devastating, causing flight cancellation and travel chaos from ireland and england across northern and central europe and into parts of russia. russia, it is also caused by the -- all of this is caused by the volcano at iceland's eyjafjallajokull glacier. it is potentially a deadly combination for aircraft engines. the flight cancellations have turned some of the world's busiest buildings into quiet cavernous shells, would be travelers have been stranded or forced to stay home and those unlucky enough to be stuck at airports, well, they're living in al
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